Morgan Stanley unveils Chinese Ucits fund

Chinese_lanternsMorgan Stanley Investment Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits version of its award-winning China A Equity strategy. The fund, which is structured as a SICAV, aims to invest in between 25 and 40 mainland-listed companies, known as A-shares. “We believe China’s economy will shift from being driven by investments and exports, to one that is driven more by consumption and services,” said Gary Cheung, lead portfolio manager on the fund. Morgan Stanley Investment Management has managed dedicated China A-share portfolios since 2006 and says it currently manages $1.1 billion in A-shares. As a whole, the company had $447 billion under management as of September 30, 2017. ©2018 funds global asia

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